Shakib’s anger overcame him during his team Muslim sporting‘s game against Abahani Limited. The Dhaka Premier League The match was ultimately won by his team through the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Despite Shakib’s apology, kicking the stumps is as good as a Level 3 offense and could lead to a one-game suspension for the former Bangladesh captain.
Shakib Al Hasan is not very impressed with the referee in this Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League match #Cricket https://t.co/iEUNs42Nv9
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“I am very sorry to lose patience and ruin the game for everyone and especially for those who are watching from home. An experienced player like me should not have reacted that way, but sometimes, against all odds, it happens unfortunately,” Shakib offered a official apology. on his Facebook page.
“I apologize to the teams, management, tournament officials and organizing committee for this human error. Hopefully, I will not repeat this again in the future. Thank you and I love you all,” he further wrote.
During the match at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, a leg from Mushfiqur Rahim before the referee rejected the appeal led the furious captain to kick the stumps.
On the second occasion, he ran from his middle position to rip off all the stumps on the non-forward end when the two match officials called for a rain break with a ball remaining in the sixth over of Abahani’s innings.
Footage of the incident has since gone viral and it is believed that he was angry that one more installment would have ensured a minimum of six overs were completed for a match to yield a result.
The match finally started and his team won easily.
He was also caught on camera getting into an ugly altercation with the former international and current Bangladeshi. BCB director Khaled Mahmood Sujon.
The 34-year-old Shakib has scored more than 10,000 international runs and has chosen nearly 600 terrains in all formats and is considered one of the best spinning bowling all-rounders in contemporary cricket.
Shakib had previously made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2019 when he was punished with a two-year ban, one year suspended, for failing to expose a corrupt approach.